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incineration

 [in-sin″ĕ-ra´shun]
the act of burning to ashes.

incineration

(ĭn-sĭn″ĕr-ā′shŭn) [L. in, into, + cineres, ashes]
Destruction by fire; cremation.
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When mummy or daddy (there is seldom the two together these days) come whining that their little darling was executed because of boredom and hopelessness, permission is granted to incinerate them as well
In the other film, Volcano, hot lava incinerates the streets of downtown Los Angeles.
Lord Justice Dyson, sitting with Lord Justice Thorpe and Lord Justice Jonathan Parker, said it was Defra's case that there simply was not 'the capacity' to incinerate such a large volume.
In fact, "a gamma-ray burst at the distance of the nearest star would, for a few seconds, outshine the Sun nearly a million-fold and would incinerate half the Earth," reports Katz.
Kajima Suisan insisted that it was forced to incinerate the products, which resulted in the company losing 37 million yen.
Laser blasters that blind the enemy, electromagnetic-bombs to incinerate chemical agents and a Pandora's Box of explosives that can destroy scores of tanks in a single strike are all expected to debut in the conflict, say military experts.
Robin Feakins, aged 57, is waiting for a High Court decision on whether the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) ignored EC and UK regulations by failing to incinerate animals during the foot-and-mouth crisis.
And when the Cold War ended and the major powers agreed to incinerate their stores of chemical weapons, where did they go?
The United States announced 12 years ago that it would incinerate all of its toxic mustard gas and nerve agents.
Four years ago, the Department of Defense (DOD) broke ground inside the Tooele Army Depot for a plant to incinerate the toxic mustard gas and nerve agents it maintains there.
They incinerate everything within a 600 yard radius and can kill hundreds at a time.